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Even wizards need a backup battery!

NEWS – The Harry Potter Wizards Unite game (a Pokemon Go! styled augmented reality game for Harry Potter fans) is really hot right now and if you’re out blasting dementors and other baddies, you will need to make sure your smartphone is always charged and ready for action. The CELLder Wand (clever right?) from Gogotoro …

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Playdate is a game system with a b&w screen and a crank. Shut up and take my money!

NEWS – Do I consider myself a gamer? Heck no! The most exciting gaming that I’ve done lately has been a rousing game of Words With Friends on my phone. #Sad. That doesn’t mean that I can’t appreciate when something new and interesting comes along and the Playdate certainly looks interesting. Playdate is a handheld …

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PocketGo puts your favorite classic games in your pocket

NEWS – If you read my Bittboy Game Boy and NES handheld game console review a few months ago, you’ll know that I gave it two thumbs up. Now there’s an even smaller device. It’s the retromimi PocketGo Retro and with it, you can put all your favorite games from the golden age of handheld …

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GameSir Marsback Mini Game Arcade review

REVIEW – If you want to relive all of your favorite childhood Game Boy, NES, PS, and other games on your phone, you have to use an emulator, but playing these games with onscreen controls is not fun (at least I don’t think so). The GameSir Marsback Mini Game Arcade is a fun way to turn …

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Turn over your Gadgeteer game night with UNO FLIP!

NEWS – Gadgeteers love games!  Mattel has launched UNO FLIP!, a new variation on UNO, one of the most popular card games ever produced. UNO FLIP!, a new double-sided card game, plays just like original UNO – try to get rid of all your cards by playing matching color or number cards on the discard …

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Rubik’s Cube too hard? Try the 3D puzzle ball instead!

NEWS – The V-Sphere 3D puzzle ball is actually for kids and is considered an introduction to brain teasers and puzzle cubes for them.  I don’t do well with those cubes myself, so maybe I should try a V-Sphere. The V-Sphere puzzle ball is made of plastic and has a 4″ diameter.  The objective is …

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Bring Harry Potter to your tabletop gaming nights!

NEWS – A new version of Trivial Pursuit based on the Harry Potter movies would be the perfect gift for any devoted Harry Potter fan.  The game has the traditional board, modified for the Potter world.  It comes complete with four custom House Mascot movers, 24 wedges, 300 cards with 1800 questions, and instructions.  It’s …

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and Special Edition Bundle Revealed

NEWS – Nintendo has unveiled a special edition pro controller and game for this year’s very hyped  Super Smash Bros Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch. This pro controller is painted black and white with the Smash Bros logo, which varies from the existing plain black Nintendo Switch pro controller. The special edition game also looks like …

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CAMADE keeps your gaming mouse on a leash and that’s a good thing

NEWS – While a lot of us have moved away from using wired mice, gamers still prefer them for the speed advantages over their wireless counterparts. But one disadvantage to using a wired mouse is that pesky tail otherwise known as the cable. When you’re gaming, you don’t want to snag the cable on something …

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Play a game of golf, baseball, or basketball on the back of your office door

In the mood for a game, but there’s no time for a trip to the links or the gym?  With these dartboards, you can play a game of baseball, basketball, or golf in your own office or game room.  Each of these games is hand-made by Jay Stoltz in his workshop in Roanoke, VA.  He uses cork, …

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Give Mom a challenge for Mother’s Day

This double-sided puzzle is a great gift for people who love Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture, jigsaw puzzles, or who just love a challenge.  The puzzle features a photo of Wright’s Fallingwater as it soars over the waterfall on one side and the building’s blueprint on the other side.  To help make it a little easier …

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